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Hugh Jackman Reveals Which Scene In Logan Made Him Cry

Logan ended with his daughter, #X23, standing in front of his grave after a brutal fight. But James Goldman surprised fans with his metaphorical storytelling, paying a attractive tribute to Jackman's career as Wolverine . Hugh Jackman is ready to talk about the end of Logan . Fans of the X-Men character prepared themselves to sit through an emotionally wrecking experience, but little did they know that their favourite actors went through the same when they saw the movie at the Berlin ...

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Ex-Rep. Corrine Brown guilty on fraud, tax evasion charges

Brown was found guilty of counts charging her with conspiracy, concealing material facts on required financial disclosure forms, filing false tax returns and related charges. She pleaded not guilty to all of the charges against her, including fraud. Brown was one of the first three African-Americans elected to Congress from Florida since Reconstruction when she was elected in 1992.

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Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

Cornyn would likely face significant resistance from Democrats if nominated. Sen. "But these are not normal circumstances." Sen. Senate Republicans insisted at the time that the next president should replace Scalia. District Judge Henry Hudson. "He gets it. The only reason he was open-minded to do it [is because] he thought he could help the country", he said, calling Cornyn a "really good man".

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A policeman was acquitted of the murder of an African-American man

He said his officers are trained to de-escalate tensions and that he expects demonstrations to continue to be peaceful. Defense attorney McMurray argued that prosecutors rushed to charge Shelby for political reasons, fearing civil unrest like the angry street protests that erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott four days after Crutcher was killed.

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ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

The President has the utmost respect for our law enforcement agencies, and all investigations. In 2015, when Trump began his presidential run, Flynn was paid more than $30,000 to attend Moscow events, including one where he sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a dinner celebrating the Kremlin-controlled RT television network.

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Disgraced former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

O'Reilly has denied those accusations . As of now, no cause of death has been released, reports CNBC . "To lead a flourishing news channel, and to build Fox Business, Roger has defied the odds". "Roger was my best friend, the most wonderful loving husband and father to our son Zachary". Not sure I would have been President w/o his great talent, loyal help.

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Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from USA prison

Manning - known then as Bradley Manning - was sentenced to 35 years in prison on 20 counts , including violations of the Espionage Act. After her conviction, she announced that she wanted to be known as Chelsea Manning and referred to by female pronouns.

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Senate Intelligence Committee requests Comey memos

Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA), asked FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe for all "notes or memorandum" Comey may have left about conversations with the White House over the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Comey's memo - an apparent effort to create a paper trail of his contacts with the White House - would be evidence that president has tried to influence the investigation.

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Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

Two sources familiar with the conversation reportedly said he made the revelation to Trump lawyer Donald McGahn , who is now the White House counsel. But Flynn accepted, and many believe his new post as the senior national security adviser to President Trump, made him a target. Stoking the fire, the New York Times and then CNN reported Tuesday that Trump had asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to drop the probe into Flynn before he sacked him on May 9.

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Students boo at Betsy DeVos during commencement speech

That it was at historically black Bethune-Cookman University-after DeVos idiotically linked HBCUs to her pet project of school choice-pushed it into farce. " If this behavior continues, your degrees will be mailed to you ". By far the loudest condemnation came when DeVos said she planned to visit the home and gravesite of BCU founder Mary McLeod Bethune .

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Forecasters assessing damage from Wednesday storms

Storms blew through the Chicago area Wednesday evening. Severe weather will be possible, with the main threats in the form of large hail, potentially larger than golf balls in the strongest storms, and damaging winds. A slight to marginal risk of severe weather is still likely, but now parts of the Big Country have an enhanced risk for severe weather. Also a flash flood watch has been issued from 1 a.m.

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Rosenstein Contradicts Trump On Comey Memo Timeline

Politicians from both parties sought to question him about Mr Trump's firing last week of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, which was followed by news that Mr Trump had shared secrets with the Russians and tried to stop Mr Comey from investigating former presidential adviser Michael Flynn.

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Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

The clinics saw approximately 14,600 patients in the past three years, De Baca added. As for people seeking reproductive health care in Farmington after the clinic there closes, Phillips said the nearest Planned Parenthood clinic will be in Durango, Colorado.

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Goodbye to Chris Cornell, A Voice Larger Than Life

As The Guardian pointed out, it's chilling that Cornell had tweeted about a show he performed in Detroit earlier Wednesday evening at the Fox Theatre . Cornell also collaborated with members of what would become Pearl Jam to form Temple of the Dog , which produced a self-titled album in 1991 in tribute to friend Andrew Wood, former frontman for Mother Love Bone.

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Chris Cornell Dead: Relive Six of His Most Iconic Music Moments

Soundgarden has not commented on Cornell's death . "When I found out I was so sad", stated an emotional Dave Mustaine before the performance. However, my favorite memory of Cornell was his song "You Know My Name" from the James Bond movie Casino Royale .

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President signs executive order to investigate alleged voter fraud and suppression

Mr Trump has alleged, without evidence , that three to five million people voted illegally in his 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Trump set up the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity with an executive order Thursday, appointing Vice President Mike Pence to lead the effort.

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Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

Following the latest brouhaha over whether the Western Wall is located in Israel or the West Bank, Friedman is fielding questions on whether President Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, however, said Trump still has not decided on the matter. Israel's Channel 2 news reported Monday that the Israeli authorities had asked whether Mr Netanyahu could accompany the president and whether Israeli news would be allowed to film there, ...

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Senate GOP leader plays down latest Trump controversy

Pushing back against allegations of damaging intelligence disclosures, President Donald Trump's national security adviser insisted Tuesday that Trump's revelations to Russian officials about the terrorist threat from the Islamic State group were "wholly appropriate" and amounted to a routine sharing of information.

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Los Angeles Rams, Chargers new stadium opening delayed until 2020

The stadium is expected to be the centerpiece of an entertainment and commercial center spanning roughly 300 acres. National Football League rules have long held that a new stadium can't host the Super Bowl in its first season, and the Inglewood stadium is slated to host the Super Bowl in February 2021.

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1 dead, 25 injured in Barron County

Ringer told KOCO-TV another 50 to 75 homes sustained heavy damage. Two other tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin, with one spotted four miles northwest of Chetek at 5.35pm, and another one five miles southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6.15pm, according to the National Weather Service.

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American Lawmaker Gives The Most Heartfelt Plea Against Bill Targeting Immigrants

Christians United for Israel (CUFI) applauded the law, saying, "The legislation's passage comes after months of hard work by the bill's sponsors, State Sen". The bill would punish cities, counties and universities that have policies prohibiting local law enforcement officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status or enforcing immigration law.

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Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

I will not be moved. This charging, of the President, is known constitutionally as impeachment. "We can not allow this to go unchecked-the president is not above the law, it is time for the American people to weigh in". The President made the F.B.I. The Senate Intelligence Commitee announced on Wednesday that they have asked Comey to testify. Schiff, though, remained critical of the White House.

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Trump on Asking for Comey's Loyalty: 'I Didn't'

At a one-on-one dinner at the White House in January, Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to the president and Comey declined, instead offering to be honest with him, according the person, who requested anonymity to discuss private conservations.

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Did Rod Rosenstein Know About Comey's Memo On Trump And Russia?

However, in an early morning tweet, Mr Trump said he had the "absolute right" to share facts pertaining to terrorism. At its conclusion, the president asked everyone in the room to leave except the then-FBI director, to whom Trump made a specific appeal about an ongoing investigation.

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning released from military prison

Greenwald explains that after top US officials condemned, denounced and deemed Manning as a traitor, living in this country will be an uphill battle for the 29-year-old soldier. "When I first wrote to Chelsea at the military prison in Kansas, she could not be filmed, nor could I communicate with her in any way other than through letters", the film's director told Rolling Stone as the cameras rolled.

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Click It or Ticket effort set to begin May 22

The statewide seatbelt enforcement crackdown runs concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year, according to a KDOT release. While seat belts may not always protect from serious or fatal injury, certainly no other piece of equipment within the vehicle provides more protection.

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2 dead in crash on Route 44 in Plymouth

State police said a woman driving a black 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan in the wrong direction died at the scene, and an infant in her auto was flown to a hospital. His 2016 Nissan 350-Z sustained minor damage but he was unhurt. 50 at Route 2, in Annapolis. The driver of the other vehicle was rescued by first responders after being trapped in his vehicle for nearly two hours.

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Joel Embiid: Sixers 'Gearing Up' To Beat LeBron James, Cavaliers

It's not ideal. Landing Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball would have fit perfectly with their team. The focus here is going to be on another fascination Hinkie had during his tenure as the 76ers general manager. Asked following Wednesday's media availability at the team's training facility if extending Embid is a priority, Sixers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo replied, "It's something we'll talk about at the appropriate time".

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Confederate Monument No. 3 Down, but 4th Won't Be So Easy

The city announced late Tuesday that it had begun the process of removing a statue of Beauregard — the third of four monuments city officials plan to take down across the city. Beauregard was removed from its pedestal overnight, the third of four Confederate-era monuments coming down more than a year after the City Council declared them "nuisances" in December 2015 and voted to have them removed.

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Effort to block Confederate statue's removal goes to court

It's the second Confederate monument to come down after the New Orleans city council voted to remove four such landmarks back in 2015. At that time , New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the removals would send a message of "diversity, inclusion and tolerance".

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Heavy police presence as 2nd Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

The dates and times of removal of the other two monuments-General Robert E. Lee and P.T. Beauregard-will be kept secret, according to a press release from Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office. "The Battle of New Orleans ", they call it - the statues' defenders and detractors alike. Earlier, some monument supporters chanted, " President Davis ", and one man saluted the statue.

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Severe weather batters through Wisconsin, Oklahoma

Helicopter video from Minneapolis television stations WCCO and KARE showed extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble. According to the National Weather Service , almost 300 preliminary severe weather reports filed in from Wisconsin to Texas, spanning Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.

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Vermont Leaders Pay Tribute to State's Fallen Officers

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week . Mickelson Building to memorial service at Church of Christ located at 323 North Madison Avenue, Pierre, S.D. The public and media are welcome to attend.

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Ford Motor Company To Slash Up To 10% Of Workforce

Ford refused to talk about any task cuts however stated it stays focused on its core methods to " drive profitable growth ". " Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work ", the company wrote.

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Sen. Mike Lee Says Trump Is 'Fully Cooperating' With Russia Investigation

Donald Trump Jr. added his assessment: "Truth". His offer added a freaky twist to the furor over Trump's intelligence disclosures. 'I agree he is a good guy, ' Comey said, according to the memo. Trump said in an interview with NBC that the Russian Federation investigation factored into his decision to fire Comey. The New York Times reports that Trump was boasting about the intelligence, an assertion that certainly doesn't appear out of place with Trump's previous indiscriminate ...


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